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The Cromaboo Mail Carrier: A Canadian Love Story (1878)
James Thomas Jones
No preview available - 2009
answered arms asked beauty believe better brother called Cromaboo dear doctor door dress eyes face father fear feel fellow felt Frank gave Gibbeline girl give glad gone half hand happy Harry head hear heard heart hope horses husband John keep kind kiss knew lady laughed Lavinia leave light live Llewellyn looked Margaret married Mary master mean Meldrum mind minutes Miss Paxton morning mother Nelly never night once opened pain passed person play pleasure poor present promised replied returned rose seen side Sir Robert smile Smith soon speak spoke stage stay stood sure sweet talk tears tell thank thing thought told took touched trouble turned voice walked wife wish woman young
Page 287 - A rest for weary pilgrims found, " They softly lie, and sweetly sleep
Page 25 - When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behold him ? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only: 30 That the hypocrite reign not, lest the people be ensnared.
Page 283 - WE praise thee, O God; we acknowledge thee to be the Lord. All the earth doth worship thee, the Father everlasting. To thee, all Angels cry aloud; the Heavens, and all the Powers therein. To thee, Cherubim and Seraphim continually do cry, Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth; Heaven and earth are full of the Majesty of thy Glory.
Page 33 - Whatever passes as a cloud between The mental eye of faith and things unseen, Causing that brighter world to disappear, Or seem less lovely, and its hope less dear ; This is our world, our idol, though it bear Affection's impress, or devotion's air.
Page 62 - He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who dares not put it to the touch, To gain or lose it all.
Page 25 - Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust. Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou renewest the face of the earth.
Page 96 - A man can scarce allege his own merits with modesty, much less extol them; a man cannot sometimes brook to supplicate or beg; and a number of the like. But all these things are graceful in a friend's mouth which are blushing in a man's own.
Page 254 - And soon, too soon, the wintry hour Of man's maturer age, Will shake the soul with sorrow's power, And stormy passion's rage.
Page 96 - A man cannot speak to his son but as a father, to his wife but as a husband, to his enemy but upon terms ; whereas a friend may speak as the case requires and not as it sorteth with the person. But to enumerate these things were endless ; I have given the rule where a man cannot fitly play his own part : if he have not a friend, he may quit the stage.